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Nicholas MacLeod vs David Graham Baird
6th American Chess Congress (1889), New York, NY USA, rd 33, May-08
Ponziani Opening: Spanish Variation. Harrwitz Attack Nikitin Gambit (C44)  ·  0-1
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Apr-10-09  YoungEd: White seems to get a pretty good position out of the Ponziani, but ruins it quickly. I think that 17. ♗xc7 was a real mistake; the pin on the c-file is a real problem for White. Maybe just 17. ♗g3 instead. Cute ending; White must give up ♕ for ♗ or be mated by ♘g3.
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